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The Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP) Partnership aims at developing guidance and methodology for environmental assessments of all types of livestock production systems. After having formed a new technical advisory group (TAG) to assess soil carbon stock changes...

Livestock has an important influence on biodiversity, ranging from negative to positive impacts. Due to its intrinsic complexity, including biodiversity in quantitative environmental assessments of the livestock sector is a challenge. After having developed, amongst other, several guidelines for...

Participants of the LEAP Technical Advisory Group on Water Footprinting and Nutrient Cycle Accounting met in Kigali, Rwanda from 15 to 18 November 2016.

Experts from the Water Footprinting TAG analyzed the differences in existing methodology namely ISO 14046 and the...

The 1st LEAP Partnership Outreach Workshop was held in Kigali-Rwanda on 15 November 2016. The workshop gathered more than 50 participants including LEAP international experts and Rwanda officials from the Rwanda Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) and Rwanda Agriculture...

What are the challenges faced by farmers and governments to achieve sustainable development? What are the policy choices and tools available and how can multi-stakeholder initiatives help farmers and governments to reach these goals? These were the guiding questions of...

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